frequently asked questions
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The #1 Surgical Lubricant Trusted by Medical Professionals
- Enema Insertion
- Pelvic Examination
- Surgical Procedures
- General Medical Use
- Ultrasound Procedures
- Endotracheal tube insertion
Surgilube® should not be used in the eyes or ears.
Let the medical professionals who use it in the field regularly tell you how they use Surgilube Surgical Lubricant: Useful Applications for Surgilube® Surgical Lubricant
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A4332 – LUBRICANT PER PACKET – Medicare B allows up to $0.13/Packet
Surgilube® is available for purchase at medical supply stores across the country as well as online retailers, such as Amazon. If you have trouble locating Surgilube®, please contact us and we will help locate a supplier.
Surgilube® is available in 2 and 4.25 oz metal screw cap tubes, 2 and 4.25 oz laminate flip top tubes and in 5 gm metal elongated tubes. Our flip top tubes feature caps that are simple to open and close with one hand. Our screw tops feature caps that easily pierce the seal when used. The elongated tip tube features a cap that snaps off without difficulty for single-handed use. Surgilube® is also available in 3 and 5g single-use foilpacs® to help in reducing cross-contamination. View our full product offerings.
To open aseptically, sanitize tube tip and cap prior to opening. For flip flop tubes, remove cap and peel off seal from tube orifice and replace the cap before using. For metal tubes, puncture tube tip with a sterile implement.
Once the packaging of any multi-use product has been opened, any unused portion should be discarded in accordance with internal facility guidelines on multi-use products. Single-use packets should be discarded immediately after use.
We do not guarantee sterility after the product is open.
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